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A collection of emulated software for the early Macintosh computer, created by Apple as the successor to the Apple II series. Simple, powerful and a new path in computing, the Macintosh's graphics-based operating system changed the face of computing permanently.



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Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer
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This is a bootable drive of MacOS System 7.0.1 loaded with Hypercard 2.4. It is intended to provide a "boot image" for hypercard stacks uploaded to the Internet Archive. 
Software Library: Macintosh
by Silicon Beach Software, Inc.
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Dark Castle is a 1986 computer game for the Macintosh published by Silicon Beach Software, later ported to various platforms, where it was published by Three-Sixty Pacific. It was designed and illustrated by Mark Pierce and programmed by Jonathan Gay. Dark Castle is a platform game where a young hero named Duncan tries to make his way to the evil Black Knight, dodging objects as well as solving occasional puzzles. The game is notable for its use of sampled sounds to great effect. A sequel...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer
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System 6 (also referred to as System Software 6) is a graphical user interface-based operating system for Macintosh computers. It was released in 1988 by Apple Computer and was part of the classic Mac OS line of operating systems. System 6 was shipped with various Macintosh computers until it was succeeded by System 7 in 1991. The boxed version of System 6 cost $49 when introduced. System 6 is classed as a monolithic operating system. It featured an improved MultiFinder, which allowed for...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium
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The Oregon Trail is a computer game originally developed by Don Rawitsch, Bill Heinemann, and Paul Dillenberger in 1971 and produced by the Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium (MECC) in 1974. The original game was designed to teach school children about the realities of 19th century pioneer life on the Oregon Trail . The player assumes the role of a wagon leader guiding his or her party of settlers from Independence, Missouri , to Oregon 's Willamette Valley on the Oregon Trail via a...
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Topics: Oregon Trail, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple
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This Internet Archive emulated item contains a 25MB Macintosh formatted disk image with an install of Mac System 7.5.3. From Wikipedia: "System 7.5.3, a major bug-fix update that also included Open Transport for other PowerPC-based machines as well as some 68k-based machines. 7.5.3 also made several improvements to the 68k emulator, and added translucent dragging support to the Drag Manager. It was also the first version of Control Strip for all Macs. This was also the first version of Mac...
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Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Bill Atkinson / Apple Computer
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MacPaint is a raster graphics editor developed by Apple Computer and released with the original Macintosh personal computer on January 24, 1984. It was sold separately for US$195 with its word processor counterpart, MacWrite. MacPaint was notable because it could generate graphics that could be used by other applications. Using the mouse, and the clipboard and QuickDraw picture language, pictures could be cut from MacPaint and pasted into MacWrite documents. Pictures could also be cut from...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Brøderbund (Doug E. Smith)
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Lode Runner is a platform video game first published by Brøderbund in 1983. Unlike later platformers which rely on precision jumping and movement, levels in Lode Runner are puzzle-oriented. It is one of the first games to include a level editor, a feature that allows players to create their own levels for the game. This feature bolstered the game's popularity, as magazines such as Computer Gaming World held contests to see who could build the best level. The prototype of what later became Lode...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly, Broderbund Software
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The Electronic Whole Earth Catalog is a very early CD-ROM presentation of The Whole Earth Catalog. Utilising HyperCard, The Electronic Whole Earth Catalog consists of over 9000 cards connected to one another with hypertext; essentially the web before the web existed, but offline! This emulated-in-browser item contains a 430MB disk image so please be patient while it downloads. Once the emulation has booted, open the Whole Earth Catalog folder and double click "Home" to launch.
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Topics: Whole Earth Catalog, HyperCard, Stewart Brand, Kevin Kelly, Broderbund Software
Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer
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An emulation in-browser of Macintosh System 7.5.3 running on a Macintosh II. Utilized with the MINI-VMAC emulator.
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple
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This Internet Archive emulated item contains a 10MB Macintosh formatted disk image with an install of Mac System 7.0.1. From Wikipedia: System 7 (codenamed "Big Bang" and sometimes retrospectively called Mac OS 7 ) is a single-user graphical user interface -based operating system for Macintosh computers and was part of the classic Mac OS line of operating systems. It was introduced on May 13, 1991, by Apple Computer . [1] It succeeded System 6 , and was the main Macintosh operating...
Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by SemiColon Software
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Scarab of Ra is a graphic adventure game, long considered one of the classics of Macintosh shareware. Become an archaeology student, following the great explorer Mississippi Smith on his most challenging expedition! Scarab of RA combines a simple point-and-click user interface with a complex, long-lasting, and challenging game. It features three-dimensional, point-of-view graphics and full on-line help. It has been favorably reviewed in both Macworld and MacUser magazines, and is often selected...
Topics: Macintosh, Apple Macintosh, Shareware, Scarab Of Ra
Software Library: Macintosh
by Broderbund
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While the Sultan of Persia is fighting a war in a foreign country, his Grand Vizier Jaffar orchestrates a coup d'état. His way to the throne lies through the Sultan's lovely daughter. Jaffar kidnaps her and threatens to kill her if she refuses to marry him. Meanwhile, the man the Princess loves is thrown into the dungeon. He has only one hour to escape from his prison, defeat the guards on his way, and stop Jaffar before the terrible marriage takes place. Prince of Persia is a 2D platformer...
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Topics: Prince Of Persia, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Beam Software
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A collection of four officially-lecensed text-adventure games based on the works of JRR Tolkien. Manuals and maps are included in this item as PDFs. The Hobbit: "Relive Tolkien's The Hobbit as Bilbo Baggins. A piece of Interactive fiction (with graphics to illustrate locations), you follow the plot of Tolkien's book (before the Lord of the Rings trilogy), starting with an encounter with Gandalf and Thorin. The implementation is rich enough that you can play entirely without pictures if you...
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Topics: Apple, Apple Mac, Macintosh, Lord Of The Rings, Tolkien
Software Library: Macintosh
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"Classic Text Adventure Masterpieces of Infocom is a collection of 33 computer games from interactive fiction pioneer Infocom, and the top 6 winners of the 1995 Interactive Fiction Competition, released in 1996. It was available as a single cross-platform CD-ROM, which included PDFs of all the Infocom games' instructions, maps, and hint booklets. Infocom was closed in 1989 by its then-parent company Activision. Still holding the copyright to nearly all the past Infocom titles, Activision...
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Infocom, Masterpieces, Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Computer Applications, Inc
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II in a Mac was the first Apple II emulator. The emulator ran on a 512K Mac and was released in November 1985. Initially it could run Apple II+ programs, but later evolved to include IIc and IIe software. This was long before the appearance of the 1991 Apple IIe Card for the Mac LC. The emulator was created by Computer Applications, Inc., based in Raleigh, North Carolina. The company still seems to exist. User Manual - 45pp (17mb; high resolution PDF) " Emulator Lets Apple II Programs Run...
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Topics: Apple II, Mac, Macintosh, Emulator
Software Library: Macintosh
by Silicon Beach Software, Inc.
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Developed by Silicon Beach Software, Inc. Released 1984 Platform Macintosh Published by Silicon Beach Software, Inc. Perspective Side view Genre Action Gameplay Shooter Description From a technology standpoint, Airborne! was a somewhat pioneering game as it was the first Mac game to use digitized sound (most notably for the symphonic rendition of "Ride Of The Valkyries" during the opening screen), but gameplay-wise, it's essentially an adaptation of Paratrooper . You control a single...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by John McDaid
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Uncle Buddy's Phantom Funhouse, John McDaid's groundbreaking 1993 hypermedia novel. To play, double click on the "UncleBuddy" disk image, and then double click on "READ ME FIRST". Enjoy the funhouse.
Topics: literature, eliterature, hypermedia
Software Library: Macintosh
by Microsoft Corp.
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From the Flight Simulator Website : In 1982 Microsoft released the first version of Flight Simulator for the IBM PC. Like all other versions this one too was created by subLOGIC. Essentially this was the true predecessor of our current version with a more or less complete panel and a 3D out-of-the-window view above. The next comparable release was FS II for the Apple II in 1983 by subLOGIC itself, followed by similar releases for the Commodore 64 and Atari 400/800. In 1984 Microsoft released an...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Berkeley Systems
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After launching the emulator (ensuring that sound is unmuted), allow the Mac OS to boot and then... do nothing . After one minute of inactivity, After Dark will kick in. This emulated Internet Archive item contains version 2.0 of After Dark, the software that kicked off the screensaver craze of the 1990s. Additionally, the expansions "More After Dark" and "After Dark - Art of Darkness" have been added to the install. Navigate to the After Dark control panel via the Apple...
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Topics: After Dark, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, Screensaver, Flying Toasters
Software Library: Macintosh
by Maxis
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**NOTE*** This game has a copy protection feature. When you start a game, you will be asked to enter a code, scans of the four codesheets are here: Page 1 , Page 2 , Page 3 , Page 4 . **** SimCity lets you be the mayor of a city. Through careful planning, you can watch your city grow from a small village to a thriving metropolis. While SimCity 2000 was miles ahead of its precursor, the original SimCity still provides plenty of fun, and will even run on a Mac Plus. SimCity was published in 1989,...
Topics: SimCity, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Radiohead
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This Internet Archive emulated Macintosh item is a recreation of Radiohead's song "Fitter Happier" from their seminal 1997 album "OK Computer". But why? Well, Radiohead created the "vocals" for this song on a Mac! A Macintosh LCII, to be precise, using the Apple software MacinTalk 3. Sadly, we cannot emulate in-browser a Mac capable of running MacinTalk 3, so have to compromise a little and use MacinTalk 2. The big compromise is that the exact synthesised voice...
Topics: Radiohead, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by LucasArts
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade  is a graphic adventure based on the film. It was the third game to use the SCUMM engine and the first to include the verbs 'Look' and 'Talk'. "Not as good graphics as The Fate of Atlantis, and much shorter overall, but still a great game. There's a lot of humor to find, both in dialogue and the cute little messages that appear when you die or get captured. Also, from about the middle of the game onwards, you'll often get to choose how to overcome...
Topics: Apple, Macintosh, Mac, Indiana Jones, LucasArts
Software Library: Macintosh
by Stephen Cole
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A small collection of Macintosh games I found in a folder on my vintage Mac! Includes: BlackJack Connect Four Forty Thieves 2.1 Hearts 1.6 MacChess 2.0 Macman Pro Reversi Missile Mac Mombasa 1.1 Backgammon MineSweeper 1.3 MacClub Games Compilation  
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Mac Games, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Epyx, Inc.
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Rogue (also known as Rogue: Exploring the Dungeons of Doom) is a dungeon crawling video game by Michael Toy and Glenn Wichman and later contributions by Ken Arnold. Rogue was originally developed around 1980 for Unix-based mainframe systems as a freely-distributed executable (Public domain software). It was later included in the official Berkeley Software Distribution 4.2 operating system (4.2BSD). Commercial ports of the game for a range of personal computers were made by Toy, Wichman, and Jon...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Douglas Adams, The Voyager Company
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HyperCard "expanded book" version of the Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy Trilogy of Four (released before Mostly Harmless was written). Published by The Voyager Company in December 1991. See attached image files for scans of packaging.
( 1 reviews )
Topics: Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by Mindscape
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A game of realpolitik in the nuclear age. Maintain your chosen superpower's prestige without triggering Armageddon.
Topics: Balance Of Power, Mac, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Rand and Robyn Miller
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***USAGE NOTE: System sound is set at zero on boot, so before launching the game, open the Sound Control Panel via the Apple Menu and turn volume up!  This is a, hopefully, temporary bug...*** Please be advised that updated versions of Spelunx, Cosmic Osmo, and The Manhole for modern operating systems are available to purchase at the Steam Store, so please consider doing so;  http://store.steampowered.com/sub/65017/ "A magical, open-ended children's world, designed by the brothers who...
Topics: The Manhole, Macintosh, Apple, Apple Mac, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by Psygnosis
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Lemmings is a puzzle - platformer video game originally developed by DMA Design and first published by Psygnosis for the Amiga , Atari ST and PC in 1991. The game was programmed by Mike Dailly and David Jones , and was inspired by a simple animation that Dailly created while experimenting with Deluxe Paint . The objective of the game is to guide a group of anthropomorphised lemmings through a number of obstacles to a designated exit. To save the required number of lemmings to win, one must...
Topics: Lemmings, Oh No! More Lemmings, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Soldier of FORTRAN
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A choose your own adventure mainframe hacking game. Totally new (2018) developed as an art project to teach mainframe hacking.  The game was designed and tested on a US Domestic keyboard. To change your settings go to (Apple) -> Control Panels -> Keyboard and change the settings to US and Domestic. 
Topic: Macintosh hacking mainframe CYOA
Software Library: Macintosh
by MacPlay
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"Everything you love about Monopoly is now here for the Mac. Classic Monopoly is a mouse click away as you engage in the pursuit of great fortunes. With computer enhanced graphics and billions of different dice sequences it's never the same game twice. Wheel and deal against the supreme game challenger, your Mac. Or play with up to eight players, in this ultimate computer version of the best selling boardgame of all time. The thrill of buying and selling railroads and properties and...
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Topics: Apple Mac, Apple, Mac, Macintosh, Monopoly, MacPlay
Software Library: Macintosh
by Silicon Beach Software
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SuperPaint was a graphics program capable of both bitmap painting and vector drawing . It was originally written by William Snider, published by Silicon Beach Software , and originally released in 1986 for the Apple Macintosh . William Snider wrote and designed the program from his house on an Apple Lisa in Pascal (programming language) . SuperPaint was one of the first programs of its kind, combining the features of MacPaint and MacDraw . Later versions were published by Aldus until about...
Topics: SuperPaint, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by BMUG
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***WARNING*** This emulated Internet Archive item contains a 250MB Macintosh disk image. Be prepared for a big download! The disk image will take a while to mount to the emulated desktop once booted, so please be patient! BMUG was an education non-profit corporation which promoted the exchange of information about graphical interface computers, including the Apple Macintosh. Located in Berkeley, California, BMUG provided valuable services to computer users in the San Francisco Bay Area and...
Topics: BMUG, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by Apple Computer, Claris
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MacWrite was a WYSIWYG word processor application released along with the first Apple Macintosh systems in 1984. Together with MacPaint, it was one of the two original "killer applications" that propelled the adoption and popularity of the GUI in general, and the Mac in particular. When the Mac was first being created, it was clear that users would interact with it differently from other personal computers. Typical computers of the era booted into text-only DOS or BASIC command line...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Donn Denman (for Apple Computer)
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Macintosh Basic, or MacBASIC, was both a comprehensive programming language and a fully interactive development environment designed by Apple Inc. for the original Macintosh computer. It was developed by original Macintosh team member Donn Denman, with help from fellow Apple programmers Marianne Hsiung, Larry Kenyon, and Bryan Stearns,as part of the original Macintosh development effort starting in late 1981. MacBASIC was released as beta software in 1985, and was adopted for use in places such...
Software Library: Macintosh
by John Calhoun, Soft Dorothy Software
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UPDATE: Another additional collection of user-made levels has been added. If there is still an empty space in one lower corner of the main directory containing the game and the level pack folders, clear your browser's cookies for this website. TIPS: Use the menu to check and change the controls. Go fullscreen to avoid browser conflicts. End a game with Alt-Q; save with Alt-S. Glider Edit can be used to cheat by altering a save file. Glider is a Macintosh game created by John Calhoun and first...
Topics: Glider, Mac, Macintosh, Apple, John Calhoun
Software Library: Macintosh
by Encore Systems
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MacWrite was a WYSIWYG word processor application released along with the first Apple Macintosh systems in 1984. Together with MacPaint, it was one of the two original "killer applications" that propelled the adoption and popularity of the GUI in general, and the Mac in particular. MacWrite was spun off to Claris, who released a major update in 1989 as MacWrite II. A further series of improvements produced 1993's MacWrite Pro, but further improvements were few and far between. By the...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Microsoft Corp.
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Microsoft Basic 2.0 for the Mac. (evaluation) Glenn A. Hart. A major obstacle to serious use of Apple's Macintosh computer has been the lack of adequate programming tools. While the "rest of us" for whom Apple tells us the machine is intended may not want to program the Mac, sophisticated Mac owners have been eager to experiment with the wonderful tools hidden inside the enigmatic little computer. Programmers and systems houses wishing to develop software for the Mac have had to make...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Rand and Robyn Miller
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***USAGE NOTE: System sound is set at zero on boot, so before launching the game, open the Sound Control Panel via the Apple Menu and turn volume up!  This is a, hopefully, temporary bug...*** Please be advised that updated versions of Spelunx, Cosmic Osmo, and The Manhole for modern operating systems are available to purchase at the Steam Store, so please consider doing so;  http://store.steampowered.com/sub/65017/ Cosmic Osmo was created by brothers Rand and Robyn Miller, who went on to...
Topics: Cosmic Osmo, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Infocom
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The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy is an interactive fiction video game based on the comedic science fiction series of the same name. It was designed by series creator Douglas Adams and Infocom's Steve Meretzky, and was first released in 1984 for the Apple II, Macintosh, Commodore 64, CP/M, MS-DOS, Amiga, Atari 8-bit family and Atari ST. It is Infocom's fourteenth game. The game loosely mirrors a portion of the series' plot, representing most of the events in the first book. Arthur Dent wakes...
Topics: Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Macintosh, Apple Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Christopher Gross
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Shuffle Puck by Christopher Gross - a predecessor to Shufflepuck Cafe.
Software Library: Macintosh
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Déjà Vu was awarded SPA excellence in software awards for Best Entertainment Product and Best New World in 1986 as the first genuine point-and-click adventure game. The MacVenture interface saw no significant changes for the remaining three games. This is the first game in the MacVenture series. See also Déjà Vu II , Uninvited and Shadowgate .
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Topics: Deja Vu, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
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Help Leisure Suit Larry to find the ultimate lay without losing his life... or at least try to. Al Lowe's infamous Sex-Fun-Adventure series! Note: This current emulation makes bad background noise and assumes a color screen. From Wikipedia: Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards is a graphic adventure game originally released in 1987 as the first part of the Leisure Suit Larry series. Originally developed for the PC DOS and the Apple II , it was later ported to other platforms...
Topics: Leisure Suit Larry, Sierra, Al Lowe, Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
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The legendary first game of the Civilization series, it defined a new genre of turn based strategy. When Sid Meier's Civilization was released in 1991, it single-handedly changed the strategy video game market forever. Its format has since been copied by a number of 'turn-based' games, and the basic plot of the game was to build an empire. Once this had been successfully established, the aim of the game was to get your civilization to grow and flourish. The game itself covered a wide period of...
Topics: Civilization, Macintosh, MicroProse, Apple Mac
HyperCard Stacks
by William H. Dickey
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Some brief notes on reading and navigation: William Dickey's HyperPoems are divided into two parts with two separate pages at the Internet Archive: Volume 1 contains the majority of the poetry from his earliest, more simplistic creations through to his later, more complex work. Volume 2 consists of the most complex creations from his late period: three erotic poems. (Note: They are explicit.) The Editor's Introduction available on the title page of Volume 1 offers Larsen's original reflection...
Topics: poetry, literature, electronic poetry, electronic literature, elit, William Dickey, San Francisco,...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Psion Software Ltd.
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Developed by Psion Software Ltd. Released 1984 Platforms Atari ST, DOS, Macintosh, Sinclair QL Published by Sinclair Research Ltd. Perspective Top-down Genre Strategy/Tactics Gameplay Chess Description Psion Chess is programmed by Richard Lang, a computer chess champion in the 80s and programmer of some of the most advanced dedicated chess computers of the epoque. The Atari ST version of Psion Chess is said to be a mildly modified version of his "Amsterdam program" which won the 1985...
Software Library: Macintosh
by CSI Design Group
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Ascend the social ladder by climbing floors in an endlessly high building. But watch out for the elevators. A clone of the Apple II game Spy's Demise.
Software Library: Macintosh
by John Calhoun, Soft Dorothy Software
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Glider is a Macintosh game created by John Calhoun and first released in 1988. This emulated item collects four early versions of the game; 2.02, 3.0, 3.1.2, and 3.14 (the final game compatible with the Macintosh Plus).
Topics: Glider, Mac, Macintosh, Apple, John Calhoun
Software Library: Macintosh
by The Software Toolworks
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Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing is an application software program for teaching touch typing. The typing program was initially released in late 1987 by The Software Toolworks and has been published regularly ever since. The original version was written for MSDOS by Norm Worthington, Walt Bilofsky, and Mike Duffy.[1] Editions of Mavis Beacon are currently published by Encore Software (hybrid Mac and Windows) and Software MacKiev (Mac OS X only) and are available throughout the retail sales world. An...
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Topics: Mavis Beacon, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by John Calhoun
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The CD version of the John Calhoun game. Includes the game, the included built-in editor and additional utilities, the first three issues of the GliderTech newsletter, fan-made utilities, level resources and patches (which may not work with this version of the game), the main Slumberland house (level pack) and Demo House from the floppy version, the fifteen additional houses included in the CD version (including the patched version of Land of Illusion), and the CD Demo House released for...
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Psygnosis, Ltd.
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Published by Psygnosis Limited Developed by DMA Design Limited Released 1993 Your task is to rescue the Lemmings across 120 levels of fast-paced puzzling. These creatures simply walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level - unfortunately these levels include steep drops, gaps in the ground, barriers and rivers amongst other hazards. You are in control not of any individual Lemming, but of a cross-hair, which can be moved over any of the Lemmings. Along...
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Software Library: Macintosh
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1994 Classic Mac animation kit.
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Psygnosis
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Your task is to rescue the Lemmings across 120 levels of fast-paced puzzling. These creatures simply walk blindly through the world in the hope of reaching safety at the end of the level - unfortunately these levels include steep drops, gaps in the ground, barriers and rivers amongst other hazards. You are in control not of any individual Lemming, but of a cross-hair, which can be moved over any of the Lemmings. Along the bottom are a selection of functions which can be assigned to a Lemming,...
Topics: Lemmings, Macintosh
HyperCard Stacks
by William H. Dickey
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Some brief notes on reading and navigation: William Dickey's HyperPoems are divided into two parts with two separate pages at the Internet Archive: Volume 1 contains the majority of the poetry from his earliest, more simplistic creations through to his later, more complex work. Volume 2 consists of the most complex creations from his late period: three erotic poems. (Note: They are explicit.) The Editor's Introduction available on the title page of Volume 1 offers Larsen's original reflection...
Topics: poetry, literature, electronic poetry, electronic literature, elit, William Dickey, San Francisco,...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Accolade
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From http://www.iangilman.com/software/ishido.php: Ishido was my first commercial software project, a contemplative solitaire game played with tiles. Michael Feinberg designed it and Brad Fregger , the producer, was nice enough to take a chance on me, an untried 17 year-old, to program it. I ended up contributing much more than just programming to the game, and I'm still quite proud of it. Near the end of development, the publisher (Epyx) suddenly went bankrupt. Undaunted, we took the game and...
Topics: Ishido, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by First Byte
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SmoothTalker was the 1980's best voice synthesizer and it was running on any Macintosh from even the very first one in 1984.  SmoothTalker could read long text documents with variable sentence length, paragraphs and punctuations.  SmoothTalker would adapt the voice pitch, stress and inflections through around 1200 rules based on punctuations and such.  Can you believe nowadays that such an incredible piece of software, complete, was less than 200KB in size? Version 1.0 from 1984 is the...
Software Library: Macintosh
by MicroProse
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"With $100000 in the bank after taking out loans and selling stocks, it's time to start a railroad! Choose from 4 scenarios across two continents with randomly generated resources, and design your own railroad that moves people and goods across the country. Use the revenue to continue expanding, while keeping control of your company and appeasing your stock holders with growth and revenues. Play the stock market with company assets. Drive your competitors out of business with buyouts and...
Topics: Railroad Tycoon, Macintosh, Sid Meier, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Various
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This Internet Archive emulated Macintosh item contains two disk images; one 25MB boot volume with Macintosh System 7.5.3 installed, plus HyperCard 2.4 and Simpletext, and one 45MB Macintosh disk image containing a folder full of HyperCard stacks. Note: If icons within any given folder are piled on top of each other so as you can't see what they are or what the contents of the folder are, go to the "View" menu in the toolbar and select "By Name" to list the contents of folder...
Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, HyperCard
Software Library: Macintosh
by William C. Appleton
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1991 Mac side-scrolling beat-em-up. Published by Reactor, it is a modified version of Appleton's Frankie's Dungeon .
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Peter Small
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A version of https://archive.org/details/HowGodMakesGod that runs faster due to being emulated on a Macintosh II (with 68020 processor) rather than a Macintosh Plus (with 68000 processor). Start with the About option, then choose the Beginning option. During a chapter (aka 'thread'), clicking the ? button will bring up an explanation of the currently visible control bar (of which there are two - start-of-chapter and mid-chapter), and clicking the S button will bring up the speed-adjustment...
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Topics: How God Makes God, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
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A wacky interactive cartoon where you play Sean, a character that seems to continuously find himself in bad situations. Funny stuff. New version includes a way to save the game to a file, a menubar, and other minor bug fixes. Now runs on Hypercard Player. From a forum post: "This is a MacOS 9 emulator (for OSX - so I guess I'm mostly looking at Riff and Hotstuff). It has a few hoops to jump through to get it working. Drag the 'hypercard.sheepvm' onto 'Sheepshaver' to launch Hypercard in...
Topics: Adventures Of Sean, HyperCard, Macintosh, Apple Mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Mike Carpenter
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A short and simple HyperCard stack containing some 8-bit Macintosh artwork of Stranger Things characters. Created by Mike Carpenter, a vintage Apple Mac enthusiast, who says he "copied the pics from youtube then converted them to MacPaint format with GraphicConverter". First posted by Mike to the Facebook group "Vintage Apple Macintosh Enthusiasts" ( https://www.facebook.com/groups/macenthusiasts/ ).
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Topics: Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh, HyperCard, Stranger Things
Software Library: Macintosh
by Microsoft
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Multiplan was an early spreadsheet program developed by Microsoft. Known initially by the code name "EP" (for "Electronic Paper"), it was introduced in 1982 as a competitor for VisiCalc. Multiplan was released first for computers running CP/M; it was developed using a Microsoft proprietary p-code C compiler as part of a portability strategy that facilitated ports to systems such as MS-DOS, Xenix, Commodore 64 and 128, Texas Instruments TI-99/4A (on four 6K GROMs and a single...
Software Library: Macintosh
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The 1994 John Calhoun game, and all issues of the two fan-made newsletters for players and mod designers, GliderTech and The Cockpit. All except the first four issues of The Cockpit include the originally included level files ('houses'). Note: the Load House function in-game may not display all available houses; each can be loaded from outside the game by browsing to them and opening them directly, running the game that way.
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Interplay
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"Battle Chess is a quite typical chess game, but it comes with a twist: all pieces are represented by small, realistic figures that walk around on the chessboard, and when one piece takes another, they both take part in an animated battle. There is a different animation for each permutation, depending on which pieces are capturing or being captured. You can also play in 2D without animation. The game's opening library includes 30,000 different moves, ensuring a variety of games will unfold...
Topics: Battle Chess, Apple, Mac, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Duane Blehm
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Duane Blehm was a Macintosh developer who produced several popular games in the the mid-1980s before sadly passing away aged 36 on 6th June 1988. His death was publicly announced in the Delphi Mac Digest of 12th July 1988, posted to Usenet (comp.sys.mac.digest): From: KCARMICHAEL Subject: DEATH OF DUANE BLEHM Date: 29-JUN 00:43 User Supported Software I NEED TO POST IS  FOR A FRIEND ... This is to inform you that "HOMETOWN SOFTWARE" no longer exist......Duane Blehm past away...
Topics: Duane Blehm, Macintosh, Apple Mac, StuntCopter, Cairo Shootout, ZeroGravity, PUZZL
Software Library: Macintosh
by Alex Rosen
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Version 1.31 of the palette-animated art program.
Topics: mac, classic mac
Software Library: Macintosh
by Elliott Portwood Productions
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The 1995 logic-and-math-based answer to the Incredible Machine series.
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Sir-tech Software, Inc.
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Sir-tech Software, Inc. Developed by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Released Sep, 1981 Platforms Apple II, Commodore 64, Commodore 128, FM-7, Game Boy Color, Macintosh, MSX, NES, PC-88, PC-98, PC Booter, Sharp X1, WonderSwan Color Published by Sir-tech Software, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Pacing Turn-based Genre Role-Playing (RPG) Setting Fantasy Description The Mad Overlord Trebor was once only power-mad, but went off the deep end after he acquired a magical amulet of immense power, only to have it...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Robert Bush
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The BeerStack is a useful reference guide for home brewers. Included in this stack are recipes and information about different styles of beer. "Beer is one of the most complex beverages that you can drink. It is, among other things, good-tasting, social, and in too high a quantity intoxicating. To me, beer is more than a glass of light brown liquid with alcohol and a foam head; it is the ultimate topic to discuss among friends or enemies and a very peculiar fluid indeed. Many people I know...
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Topics: The BeerStack, Apple Macintosh, HyperCard, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Peter Small
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A unique piece of software, developed over several years by Peter Small. Presented as an interactive book, How God Makes God "looks at life in terms of game theory and computer analogies", across hundreds of animated slides and dozens of topics. On first launch, I suggest that you select the "About" button to be taken through an introductory chapter. Then, you are ready to start your journey at "The Beginning". An index is available to jump directly to points...
Topics: How God Makes God, Apple Mac, Macintosh
Software Library: Macintosh
by Jeffrey Robbin and john calhoun.
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1993 Mac game by Jeffrey Robbin and john calhoun.
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Pop Rocket
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1995 adventure game/business simulator/video sequencer. Notes: The game runs somewhat slowly, but still works. Save files are not preserved between sessions.
Topic: game
Software Library: Macintosh
by Ken Winograd
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Ken Winograd is President and Founder of Space-Time Associates, a Merrimack, New Hampshire computer consulting company. In addition to computer and Internet consulting, Winograd is a programming specialist, who has authored programs such as TinyBooks Pro, Hangman Pro, Brickles Pro as well as a growing number of shareware, freeware and commercial programs  Prior to founding Space-Time Associates in 1982, Winograd held various positions in the computer industry as Test Design Engineer, Software...
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Software Library: Macintosh
by Aegis Development, Inc.
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Developed by Aegis Development, Inc. Released Feb 21, 1985 Platform Macintosh Published by Aegis Development, Inc. Perspective 1st-person Pacing Real-Time Genre Action Setting Fantasy Description Pyramid of Peril is a dungeon crawler although it lacks RPG elements like experience points and levels. The player is on an archaeological expedition in search of a sacred idol. To find it the player has to make his way through the pyramid, which consists of six randomly generated levels, while at the...
Software Library: Macintosh
by Bert Fischer
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Castle Of Ert and Pyramid Of Ert are two World Builder games programmed by Bert Fischer.
Topics: Castle of Ert, Pyramid of Ert, Apple Mac, Mac, Macintosh